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  • Kuwait ramps up its LNG imports

    Kuwait ramps up its LNG imports

    The Middle East is a promising import market for LNG. Half-year figures from Paris-based KPLER show the region took in nearly 8 million tonnes in the first half of this year, a near fourfold increase on its intake in first-half 2015... Read more

    Thu 24 Nov 2016

  • LNG-fuelled icebreaker breaks path to the future

    LNG-fuelled icebreaker breaks path to the future

    Polaris, a vessel described as the most environmentally friendly icebreaker ever built, could point the way towards a new generation of greener ice-class vessels – if the market picks up... Read more

    Wed 23 Nov 2016

  • Cyprus positions itself to tap regional LNG growth

    Cyprus positions itself to tap regional LNG growth

    Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping acting director Ioannis Efstratiou sets out the east Mediterranean island nation’s LNG-development priorities... Read more

    Mon 21 Nov 2016

  • Emerging LNG markets – the Philippines

    Emerging LNG markets – the Philippines

    The Philippines does not yet import LNG but will have to satisfy a projected power-demand growth of 60 per cent by 2030. Karen Thomas looks at the opportunities and challenges ahead for this nation of islands and asks Manila-based Atlantic Gulf & Pacific about its LNG ambitions... Read more

    Fri 21 Oct 2016

  • Size and scale 'are critical' to LNG bunker-supply ships, says Bomin Linde LNG boss

    Size and scale 'are critical' to LNG bunker-supply ships, says Bomin Linde LNG boss

    Hamburg-based Bomin Linde LNG has ordered a 7,500m³ LNG bunker-supply ship to be based at the Port of Klaipeda in Lithuania, serving a hinterland that spans the Baltic Sea... Read more

    Mon 17 Oct 2016

  • Supply glut opens new LNG markets

    Supply glut opens new LNG markets

    As new US and Australian LNG production creates more supply than traditional buyers can absorb, new markets are emerging all over the world. But which ones present the strongest opportunities for shipowners?... Read more

    Thu 06 Oct 2016